Imperial College London

Dr K S Sesh Kumar

Business School

Research Fellow in Machine Learning



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Brevan Howard Centre53 Prince's GateSouth Kensington Campus





I am a machine learning research fellow at Brevan Howard Centre for Financial Analysis working with Prof. Allen Franklin since Sept 2022.  Prior to this, I was a research fellow affiliated to the Data Science Institute, Imperial College London (Sept 2019 - Aug 2022) , the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence (CFI) at Imperial College London (Dec 2017 - Aug 2019). I was a post-doctoral researcher in the group of Vladimir Kolmogorov at IST, Austria until October, 2017. I finished my PhD under the supervision of Francis Bach at INRIA, SIERRA in September, 2016. I received MVA Masters from ENS-Cachan in 2013 and Bachelors degree (Computer Science and Engineering) from IIIT, Hyderabad in 2003.



Conserva M, Desienroth M, Karri S, 2022, The graph cut kernel for ranked data, Transactions in Machine Learning Research, Vol:2022, ISSN:2835-8856, Pages:1-16

Moriconi R, Deisenroth M, Karri S, 2020, High-dimensional Bayesian optimization usinglow-dimensional feature spaces, Machine Learning, Vol:109, ISSN:0885-6125, Pages:1925-1943


Karri SSK, Bach F, Pock T, 2019, Fast decomposable submodular function minimization using constrained total variation, Neural Information Processing Systems, 2019, Neural Information Processing Systems Foundation, Inc.

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